My rating: 5 of 5 stars
5 utterly uplifting stars to How to Walk Away! 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟
I was gobsmacked by Katherine Center’s previous book, Happiness for Beginners. She almost writes in her own genre. Not too light, not too heavy, elicits just the right about of emotion, loving characters, and completely uplifting at the end. I found out there is a genre that is exactly this- UpLit. How to Walk Away is another rendition of UpLit.
Margaret is in the prime of her life, when it all may have been taken from her in an instant as the result of a tragic accident. Waking up in the hospital, she has choices to make. Just how will she move forward after the devastation she has experienced? Will her life ever go back to normal?
I admired Margaret’s journey towards healing. She allowed others to help her. All of the expected and authentic emotions were present when one recovers from a serious accident, and Margaret had just the right amount of vulnerability and strength.
How to Walk Away is a charming, witty, heartbreaking, and affecting story of love and family, and it cheered me up when I needed it most. One of the messages in the book: savor the joy!
Thank you to Katherine Center, St. Martin’s Press, and Netgalley for the ARC. How to Walk Away will be released on May 15, 2018!
My reviews can also be found on my shiny new blog: www.jennifertarheelreader.com
From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances.
Margaret Jacobsen has a bright future ahead of her: a fiancé she adores, her dream job, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in one tumultuous moment.
In the hospital and forced to face the possibility that nothing will ever be the same again, Margaret must figure out how to move forward on her own terms while facing long-held family secrets, devastating heartbreak, and the idea that love might find her in the last place she would ever expect.
How to Walk Away is Katherine Center at her very best: an utterly charming, hopeful, and romantic novel that will capture reader’s hearts with every page.